Despite a challenging year, the Independent Brewers Association (IBA) has marked successes in excise, skills and advocacy projects in its annual report.
Bad Shepherd has recalled its limited release Peanut Butter & Jam Porter due to concerns over potential secondary refermentation.
Melbourne brewery Tallboy and Moose is recalling its Cola Sour Beer over fears of refermentation.
Further mandatory labelling proposals from FSANZ will force brewers to include carb, sugar and energy content to their beer labels.
A collaboration brew between a NSW brewery and a coffee liqueur brand has been recalled over secondary fermentation issues which have caused cans to explode.
A product from WA cidermaker Funk Cider has been recalled over secondary fermentation issues and concerns that it may exceed marked alcohol content.
After more than two years of discussion, Food Forum Ministers have decided that pregnancy warning labels with prescribed colour schemes will be mandated.
Despite the “unreasonable cost burden on the industry”, FSANZ has only made minor concessions on pregnancy risk warning labels.
Ministers have scrapped plans by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) body to introduce new pregnancy risk warning labels on cans.